18. February 2018
Minden, GER
<< Also the head of the accident surgery and orthopedics at the Johannes-Wesling Hospital in Minden (GER), Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Zeichen was very impressed by what the 92-year-old Johanna Quaas celebrated at the parallel bars. Above all, he was also enthusiastic about the appearance and clarity of her philosophy of this athletic senior, who demonstrated evidence of her fitness in front of about 150 guests of a sports medicine professional audience for physicians (> Symposium: "Sport im Alter"), which impressively provided evidence fitness is not an innate quality, but is acquired and must be maintained - and can be cared for, even into old age, if you stay tuned, as "Hannchen" Quaas convincingly proves!

* ... more on ►► www.gymmedia.de

8. January 2018

Since the start of the "Svabian Gymnastics Gala" of the Swabian Gymnastics Federation (STB) at the last week of December, the 92-year-old and worldwide oldest active gymnast Johanna Quaas also feels at home in all the following performances:
This tour takes over almost 3 weeks in 15 cities and includes 20 appearances, with the final highlight in Stuttgart, at Daturday, January 13 ...!
With her unique posture and suspense with her exercise on the parallel bar and admired by an active crowd of gymnastic children around her, she presented a symbolic image of an "ensemble of generations" under the motto:
"See what our sport can do: From young to old, and: Exercise is everything and makes you fit for everyday life!

20. November 2017
Halle, GER

Today, November 20, the most extraordinary senior gymnast in the world and in Germany celebrates her 92nd birthday:
Johanna Quaas from Halle, Germany, born in 1925 is one of the shooting stars of the digital age, and found "the oldest active competitive gymnast in the world" already receiving the "Guinness Book of World Records "(2013 edition).
Still starts the dynamic lady at four seniors apparatus - on floor exercises, on the gymnastic bench, parallel bars and deeper high bar - in different age group competitions, even if the 11-time German Seniors champion no longer participates in a row since 2011, at official national championships, where she was and is already without competition in her age range.
* Read more on her personal website www.johanna-quaas.de

15. November 2017
Einbeck, GER

In older age, falls or crashes in everyday life can actually be more problematic from year to year. The many national sports federations, as well as other facilities of the sport and the health care, offer special fall prophylaxis:
But with her almost 92 years the oldest active gymnast of the world, Johanna QUAAS from Halle an der Saale "provocative way" climbs still on the gym apparatus: Starts recently in the senior all-around competition on parallel bars, bench, horizontal bar and floor. And look .... - promptly it happened ...:
<< At the German Senior Cup of Gymnastics 2017 in Einbeck (GER), the 91-years-old Lady crashed, the world's oldest gymnast missed the grip after upper armstand and falles down ... just at her favorite exercise on the bar, which she normally " asleep "mastered ...

22. June 2017
Hollywood / USA

At 91, the German senior Johanna QUAAS is becoming an international star. As the world’s oldest gymnast, she pulls off moves like cartwheels and headstands, and even has the strength to balance herself on only her arms on the parallel bars. Now she appears on NBC’s “Little Big Shots:Forever Young” (July 5, 8 p.m. ET), where she performed on the parallel bars and also on floor exercise and be surprised by Olympic champion and five-time medalist Simone Biles.
>> Here’s a preview of Quaas on the show

7. May 2017

Johanna QUAAS (GER) is living proof that age is just a number as the 92-year-old grandmother is still competing as the world’s oldest gymnast.
Quaas, who was born in Germany (1925), took part in her first gymnastics competition at the age of 10 and has been hooked on the sport ever since.
An event in Singapore's Convention Center last week, Quaas amazed an audience with a routine on the parallel bars which showcased her incredible body strength and balance, but also with a special program of "bed gymnastics" for people who did not find the way into a sports hall ...
‘I do gymnastics to avoid being susceptible to falls and that is a good preventive tool,’ she said in an interview with The Straits Times